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does blue cross cover bunion surgery

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Rarely: Breast augmentation is considered cosmetic, elective surgery, and insurance covers reconstructive surgery or treatments for illness, etc. If you had a ... Read More

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
15 years experience Bariatrics
Should be: The type of surgery whether laparoscopic or open or robotic depends more on what surgery you need and the comfortability your surgeon has doing that p ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
If severe: you may require a bunionectomy. If not. orthotics and medication for pain and inflammation. See apodiatreist for definitive therapy.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
Generally yes: Surgery for correcting bunions are commonly performed on an outpatient basis and can provide good results. Like any other surgery, complications such ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Primary doc first: There are many varieties of this insurance, so it is hard to know about your specific plan. As a start, it is good that you have insurance. I would st ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience Dentistry
Perhaps.: There are so many variables with dental insurance that the only way to know is check your benefit brochure. You can see if they allow schedule 4 or d ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Medicare part b covers cataract surgery and follow-up care, while medicare part a covers hospital and long-term care. Patients who only have part a ar ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Typically 20/40: Recommendations vary between insurers but medicare typically states 20/40 or worse with visual complaints.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Most insurances cover more than 80% of cataract surgery. There are new options in lens implants and surgical options which may cost extra. More info a ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
It is consider : Plastic sugery.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Insurance coverage: I doubt any doc on this site will be able to answer this question, since we don't work for insurance companies.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Sometimes: If the bunionette is painful and you have not had significant improvement with conservative care, surgery may be a good option.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Bandage: I'm not sure what the question is . Is it that you are surprised at the extent of the cast ? All docs bandage based on their training and what works ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
You would have: to check with your specific insurance provider.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Post- operative: healing and rehab takes one full year with any reconstruction. After that point, if patients that are still having pain, return of deformity or non- ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
11 years experience Podiatry
Saran wrap: Yep, just rub the cream on and cover it with Saran wrap. I would be careful about putting a lot of moisturizer between the toes though--you could be ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Arden
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
I : I suspect that coverage benefits for otoplasty vary depending on the insurer, but, in general anything that is considered purely cosmetic wouldn't be ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
DVD: Dvd is dissociated vertical deviation. This is a condition in which the eye looks up when it is covered and the other eye does not move. No treatmen ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
55 years experience Plastic Surgery
I : I can not recall any insurance company covering mini tummy tuck.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Be careful: If your cross bite is dental (upper teeth tipped inward) quad helix is modestly effective for adults. There are so many more effective tooth expander ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Tepper
40 years experience Podiatry
Improves gait: The cotton procedure helps in the treatment of pes planus (flat feet). It is usually performed in conjunction with other procedures. Your gait should ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Anthony
20 years experience Dermatology
Permanent removal: The nails can be removed and then a compound such as phenol applied to the nail bed. This usually prevents the nail from returning.
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